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media and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parch land and the dense rain forest of the congo, technology is transforming things. >> reporter: he mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> this generation has a chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: mary beth brosnahan stepped up to the mic during a q and a session. gilled -- i would say that the future for francois is uncertain. >> i was a little bit upset. i think the power lies with us to continue the effort. >> lauren demarco, fox 5 news. >>> coming up auction huge honor for nats phenom bryce harper and there could be more good news for the nats today. >> sports is coming up. coming up. >>> the washington nationals continued to rake in some big awards. >> they have the claim of the majority of baseball
. is in a new way to sort through the brands. >> for now, the technology is only available in the d.c. area. we have a report. >> reporter: christy nagel is looking for a coffee maker. >> this is $53. i don't want my energy costs to go up just because i'm getting a cheaper coffee maker. >> reporter: john had the same concern when he was shopping for appliances. >> i couldn't find any information besides the price that could tell me which one was more environmentally friendly or which one saved energy. >> reporter: that information wasn't available anywhere. so he started s actual vinia labs based in bethesda. >> we do consumer research to find out how consumes are use these products and we take that into a testing laboratory at the university of maryland and we test each and every product to find out how much energy they use. >> reporter: consider this. two coffee makes are could cost you $100 in the store but coffee make are number one costs you $200 to run over five years while coffee maker number two only costs you $35 to run over five years. the rating system lays that out for you. it also
, and there are even popular new technology they're using to make their concept work. let's take a look. >> also when you get there, you're able to skip the line, no cover charge. >> reporter: a hot night on the town with v.i.p. treatment and transportation. >> definitely something people are talking about more and more. >> reporter: the d.c. hopper is the new way to get to and from some of the region's favorite spots to night life. it's a creation of maryland natives brandon and alex. went to winston churchill high school, local. >> reporter: after turning 21, they became frustrated with the limited transportation available on weekend nights. >> we want to go out and experience other areas, but it wasn't convenient. we'd have to walk to the metro, or get a cab, but couldn't get back, because when we left cabs wouldn't drive us home or the metro would be closed. we wanted a convenient, fun way to get out to d.c. >> reporter: enter the d.c. hopper. it costs $16 each way between bethesda and dupont circle or georgetown. to travel between the two d.c. locations
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